Tony Atkinson#


Tony-Atkinson
Email:tony.atkinson 'at' nuffield.ox.ac.uk
Membership Number:18
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:ECONOMICS, BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT SCIENCES
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Present and Previous Positions
  • since 2010 Centennial Professor, London School of Economics
  • 2009-2011 F W Taussig Visiting Professor of Economics, Harvard University
  • 2007-2009 Professor of Economics, University of Oxford
  • 2006-2007 Holder of Chaire Blaise Pascal, Paris School of Economics
  • since 2005 Fellow of Nuffield College
  • 1994-2005 Warden, Nuffield College, Oxford
  • 1992-1994 Professor of Political Economy, University of Cambridge, and Fellow of Churchill College
  • 1980-1992 Tooke Professor of Economic Science and Statistics, London School of Economics
  • 1976-1979 Professor of Political Economy, University College, London
  • 1973 Visiting Professor of Economics at MIT
  • 1971-1976 Professor of Economics, University of Essex
  • 1967-1971 Fellow of St. John’s College, Cambridge

Fields of Scholarship
  • Economics of income distribution and poverty
  • Microeconomics
  • Public economics
  • Economics of income distribution
  • Poverty and security

Honours and Awards
  • 2015 EIB Outstanding Contribution Award for excellence in economic and social research for his contributions to the field of the economics of inequality
  • 2012-2014 President, Human Development and Capabilities Association
  • 2007 A.SK Social Science Prize, WZB, Berlin
  • 2005 Professor Luigi Tartafuri Prize
  • 2004 Honorary Fellow, London School of Economics
  • 1995 Frank E Seidman Distinguished Award in Political Economy
  • 1986 UAP Scientific Prize, Paris
  • 1997 President, Section F, British Association for the Advancement of Science
  • 1995-1998 President, Royal Economic Society
  • Member of the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei
  • 1994 Foreign Honorary Member of American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • 1989-1992 President, International Economic Association
  • 1989 President, European Economic Association
  • 1988 Founding Member of the Academia Europaea
  • 1985 Honorary Member of the American Economic Association
  • 1984 Fellow of the British Academy (Vice President 1988-90)
  • 1974 Fellow of the Econometric Society (President, 1988)


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